What gift should I get my sporty tween boy for his birthday? Tween boys might be hard to shop for but when they have some clear passions, it certainly makes picking out something they’ll love much easier work!
Forget gift cards or computer games they’ll soon forget. Let’s look for something that suits your sporty boy to a tee – practical and thoughtful gifts to improve their skills, hone their hygiene, indulge their passions and let them show a little bit of style!
Check what we have rounded up for your sporty tween guy, be it a son, nephew, or family friend.
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Best Gifts For Sporty Tween Boys
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Sporty Duffel Bag
A cool duffel bag is an absolute essential for tween boys as they can comfortably carry their necessities to camps, sports events, or even sleepovers.
Adidas is always a reliable brand that never goes out of style, offering many different color combinations for sporty boys to choose from. The classic Diablo duffel bag is a must.
Phillips Wake Up Light
Getting up in the morning is tough for anyone, and it is even tougher for most tweens who’ve started to fully appreciate the beauty of a long lie-in while their body does nothing but grow!
Gotta get them up early for practice, though? Then this Phillips wake-up light will be an incredible gift to get them. It is an alarm clock that will ensure mornings are more pleasant as it wakes your boy up with gentle lights and nature-inspired sounds. It also has smart features like the FM radio, tap snooze, and an automatic dimmable display.
Dragon Touch 4K Action Camera
Has your sporty boy been begging you for the latest GoPro to capture his moves out on his bike or skateboard? The good news is there are many brands that cost a fraction of the “official” GoPro but offer equally excellent quality footage they can use in their home videos.
Dragon Touch 4K with 16MP image captures includes a 170-degree wide-angle lens as well as being waterproof and can connect to other devices via wifi for quick downloads.
Don’t forget to throw in some extra memory cards and extra adhesive mounting pads as a nice touch so they can get going as soon as they unwrap this super thoughtful sporty gift.
Under Armour Sports Mask
The Under Armour sports mask is a thoughtful gift for an athletic tween boy. Under Armour’s ultimate athletic mask will help them breathe and comply with COVID rules while working out. It is uniquely designed to ensure it sits up off the face and lips for added comfort.
A fitness tracker is an essential piece of kit for your sporty boy who wants to start tracking his performance and developing healthy habits.
The FitBit Ace 3 has up to 8 days of battery life and is water resistant to 50 meters. The great part about fitness trackers is they double as a watch so (theoretically) no more excuses for your tween running late to practice!
Does your sporty boy love hitting the water? A snorkel set is the perfect tween boy gift for kids who are curious about their surroundings.
This kid’s snorkel set is perfectly sized for the tween age group and includes non-slip fins, a dry snorkel tube, an anti-fog mask with tempered glass, earplugs, and a handy carry bag to sling on your shoulder to the beach.
Bike Wheel Lights
Worried about your tween boy being out on his bike after dark? Time to pimp his ride with these awesome LED Bike Wheel Lights.
Waterproof and easy to install, you can set them to static or flashing in a wide range of colors to fit their existing bike (fits anywhere from 12″ to 19″ wheels).
Light Up Baseball
This cool ball designed for a catch only will be an incredible gift for your baseball-loving boy. The rule used to be that you had to be home when the street lights came on, but with this baseball which has high-powered LEDs, they can continue playing even after the sun goes down.
The gift box includes a spark catch baseball, a user guide, an A23 battery, and a commemorative coin.
Miko Shiatsu Foot Massager
This foot massager is at the top of the wish list of every sporty guy. It is a massager that helps relax tense muscles after a sporting event as it targets specific pressure points of the foot and aids in blood flow.
The coolest point of this massager is that it has a “heat” setting for the winter. It is a thoughtful gift for sporty boys that will last them for years of post-match therapy!
Cool Running Shoes
The trendy, sustainably sourced shoe brand Under Armor is everywhere, and it is actually worth the hype. They are super comfy, stylish, and long-lasting enough to make even the snobbiest of sporty shoe nerds happy.
These shoes are lightweight enough for your athletic tween and offer a balance of flexibility and cushioning, ensuring their small but growing feet are safe in there.
Tweens with skateboards are inseparable; that’s a fact, but they do upgrade. Your sporty guy will appreciate this longboard as a gift to cruise the streets with his peers. It is a sturdy and safe piece that he can use to showcase pro moves and stunts. It is a perfect present for sporty boys.
No Bounds Outdoor Speaker
This outdoor speaker will ensure your sporty tween takes his music with him even when out in the field. It works with either an AUX cable or Bluetooth, and it can also use Bluetooth to sync up more than one speaker for an enhanced listening experience.
What’s more, it is designed to float in water, making it a perfect gift for tween boys who love their outdoor adventures.
Rock Climbing Holds
Your active boy will drool over these rock climbing holds that support weights up to 230lbs. These holds are non-skid, thus reducing the risk of your tween falling off.
Great for use both indoors and outdoors, they come with all the accessories needed for easy and safe installation – you just need a surface to put them on!
This rock climbing kit will ensure your sporty kid exercises their strength, agility, and confidence while climbing (and it certainly saves them from wrecking your furniture with their monkey-like antics!)
Marvel Body Wash Collection
Your sporty tween is probably sweating a lot these days, thanks to all the activities he undertakes. If this line of men’s grooming products inspired by Marvel heroes can clean the Earth’s mightiest, it should be good enough for your tween!
It is a no-brainer gift for young athletes as it is packed with everyday grooming essentials – body wash and deodorant – to help them develop good hygiene habits early on.
This classic baseball cap will stand out as a great gift for sporty guys. Your loyal baseball fan will need one of these caps to show support for their favorite team. Your only task will be to find out which team your tween boy loves most.
Iron Flask Sports Water Bottle
A small boy with a big thirst? One of the best gifts for your sporty tween boy is the Iron Flask sports water bottle.
A super useful gift for both hot and cold drinks, they come in a wide range of colors from 14oz to 40oz to suit their size and drinking needs.
It is a stainless steel bottle that is BPA-free and non-toxic and should be hand washed only with soapy hot water. Best yet, it also comes with three different 100% leak-proof lids to suit their preferred drinking style.
Adidas Tiro 19” Training Pants
The classic Adidas track pants with the three stripes down the legs are a must for boys into sports. It brings out a sportier style of lounge pants as it is a slim fit that is breathable with pockets and ankle zips for lightweight comfort. It is a perfect gift that will ensure to keep your sporty tween cool and dry in warm weather.
Get your sports-mad boy some age-appropriate room décor to suit their favorite sporting passion.
These comforter and duvet sets from NTBED Store are bound to appeal to your junior sports fan with several bold designs, including baseball and football, available in twin and full sizes.
Spikeball Game Set
Spikeball is a cross between volleyball and cross square. It is a lawn game that the whole family will enjoy as it is perfect for the beach, the park, or the backyard.
It is an easy-to-learn but difficult-to-master game that ensures everyone breaks up a sweat and gets some fresh air.
The perfect sports accessory for your sporty tween. These wireless earbuds will be the ideal workout companion for your boy as they are waterproof, boast a powerful Bluetooth chip, and have a 30 hours of working time.
Got the next Tyson Fury in your house? Boxing can be a great skill for tween boys to learn, improving their strength and agility. If you’re as sensitive about them getting hurt as we are though, the best solution is a home punching bag set.
Complete with gloves, a stand, a suction base, an inflatable suture, and a pump, this is the ideal boxing set for a tween boy who wants to practice his skills at home. Adjustable from 31″ to 44″, it will grow with your child for years of fun.
Cool Sports Watch
With this classic watch on your tween boy’s wrist, he can comfortably tell the time, thus eliminating the need to carry his smartphone when sporting.
He can also set the timer to ensure that he reduces the time taken with every lap he runs. Lots of lights and gadgets to explore, as well as being water resistant to 50m.
LED Score Tracker Air Hockey Table
Scooping this air hockey table for sporty tweens will be a sure-fire hit. This mini-series tabletop hockey game is an easy-to-assemble piece that includes everything needed apart from the players. All you will have to purchase separately are eight AA batteries.
Wallniture Sporta Wall Mounted Ball Storage
Sick of tripping over your tween boy’s growing collection of sporting paraphernalia? This might just be at least part way to a tidier solution!
Whether it’s part of their room décor for a souvenir ball signed by their favorite sports star of simply getting their every day sports kit off the floor (good luck!) these 7.3″ wall mounted holders are a seriously practical piece of sporting gear your tween may not think to add to their wishlist but will come in super handy.
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